The new ADR is applicable from January 2019 and includes a host of important changes, including:

  • new UN numbers,
  • new entries and revisions to the provisions for Lithium batteries,
  • updates to the classification provisions for Ammonium nitrate based fertilisers,
  • new sample provisions,
  • a new section for temperature controlled transport,
  • updated labelling rules,
  • new placarding provisions,
  • changes to the provisions for environmentally hazardous substances,
  • many updates for vehicles, engines and machinery, and,
  • changes to exemptions, including the small load threshold of 1.1.3.6.

Our DGSAs have published our own comprehensive analysis and guidance to the changes, a useful accompaniment to your new copy of ADR.

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